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Hair Loss Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Title: Hair Loss Quiz: Test Your Medical IQCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 3/8/2012 6:39:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 12:20:04 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 20, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use rosemary oil for hair growth
With hair loss and thinning affecting over half of people aged over 50, natural remedies are becoming more popular. We look at rosemary for hair growth. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA releases draft guidance on microneedling devices
The FDA yesterday released draft guidance covering microneedling devices and what it considers to be a medical device under its purview. Microneedling devices are often touted as treatments for acne, scars, stretch marks and to generally increase the elasticity and healthiness of skin. The devices and procedures are often meant to be performed at home or in cosmetic or plastic surgery centers. The federal watchdog laid out a number of treatment claims that, if made, would put such devices under its regulatory jurisdiction. The claims include treating scars, wrinkles and deep facial lines, cellulite and stretch marks, derma...
Source: Mass Device - September 15, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Source Type: news

Cochrane Skin Group celebrate 20 years of improving treatment of skin diseases
World-leading dermatologists and their patients are celebrating huge improvements in the treatment of skin diseases like skin cancer, psoriasis, and acne as theCochrane Skin Group marks its 20th anniversary this week.   The effects of the 120 plus published Cochrane Skin Reviews have been far-reaching and have had real impacts on patient care. These include skin cancer, skin allergies, and acne, blistering diseases, hair disorders like alopecia, fungal infections and psoriasis as well as tropical parasitic disea ses.The group is coordinated by the University of Nottingham ’s Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 12, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. Debuts New Scientific Data at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology Annual Meeting
Consumer sector demonstrates leadership with new research in areas such as skin microbiome, light therapy, anti-ageing and hair loss (Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bullying and quality of life in pediatric alopecia areata - Christensen T, Yang JS, Castelo-Soccio L.
We report survey result... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

One beauty blogger fixed her hair loss from a break down
A beauty blogger has opened up about her experience with female hair loss. Melbourne-based Kimberly Nissen, 31, that it was her poor diet - following an episode of 'burnout' that caused it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Melbourne blogger fixed hair loss after mental breakdown
A beauty blogger has opened up about her experience with female hair loss. Melbourne-based Kimberly Nissen, 31, that it was her poor diet - following an episode of 'burnout' that caused it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GAIL PORTER's £495 eyebrow tattooing procedure 
Gail, 46, is staring at her new eyebrows – until now another casualty in her highly documented battle with alopecia. In 2005, her thick, caramel-coloured tresses fell out overnight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital HORRORS: Cancer patient poisoned with chemo, then left HALF-NAKED on gurney for 13 hours after blood became infected
(Natural News) Chemotherapy is no joke. This toxic chemical treatment has debilitating side effects, including anemia, bleeding, infections, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, constipation, hair loss, mouth sores and extreme fatigue, to name just a few. Imagine trying to deal with all that and then being left lying “half-naked” on a hospital gurney in the corridor... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does chemotherapy cause hair loss?
Although cancer cells are the main target of chemotherapy drugs, hair follicle cells often die as an unwanted consequence, resulting in hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Does new protein shake to REVERSE hair loss work?
EXCLUSIVE: Help Hair Whey Protein Shake claims to be packed with nutrients for hair growth including amino acids, proteins, vitamins and minerals. MailOnline asks hair experts their verdict... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss cure? Drink that promises to REVERSE balding now being sold in UK
HAIR loss is experienced by a large proportion of men as they age. A new protein shake, Help Hair, that claims to combat hair loss is now being sold in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin Deep: Is This Treatment the Cure for Hair Loss?
Harklinikken, a Danish company with an extract to fight hair loss, has come to the United States, where it is aggressively opening clinics. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: COURTNEY RUBIN Tags: Hair Baldness Harklinikken Senna, Maryanne Source Type: news

Skin Deep: Thinning Hair? A New Treatment Offers Hope
Harklinikken, a Danish company with an extract to fight hair loss, has come to the United States, where it is aggressively opening clinics. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: COURTNEY RUBIN Tags: Hair Baldness Harklinikken Skjoth, Lars Source Type: news

Hair loss diet: Eating THIS could slow down male pattern baldness
HAIR loss - also known as alopecia - in men is commonly an inherited type called male pattern baldness. However, eating antioxidant-rich blueberries could slow down its onset. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male hair loss: Three ways to reduce YOUR risk of going bald
MALE hair loss is a common problem due to an inherited sensitivity among many men to a particular hormone. However, there are steps you can take to reduce balding, including changes to diet and your grooming routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

July 2017
Getting It Straight : Improve Your Posture for Better Health Missing Strands? : Dealing with Hair Loss Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain What Are Your Health Risks? HIV/AIDS Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

June 2017
Getting It Straight : Improve Your Posture for Better Health Missing Strands? : Dealing with Hair Loss Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain What Are Your Health Risks? HIV/AIDS Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

May 2017
Getting It Straight : Improve Your Posture for Better Health Missing Strands? : Dealing with Hair Loss Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain What Are Your Health Risks? HIV/AIDS Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

April 2017
Getting It Straight : Improve Your Posture for Better Health Missing Strands? : Dealing with Hair Loss Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain What Are Your Health Risks? HIV/AIDS Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

March 2017
Getting It Straight : Improve Your Posture for Better Health Missing Strands? : Dealing with Hair Loss Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain What Are Your Health Risks? HIV/AIDS Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

February 2017
Getting It Straight : Improve Your Posture for Better Health Missing Strands? : Dealing with Hair Loss Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain What Are Your Health Risks? HIV/AIDS Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

January 2017
Getting It Straight : Improve Your Posture for Better Health Missing Strands? : Dealing with Hair Loss Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain What Are Your Health Risks? HIV/AIDS Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

December 2016
Getting It Straight : Improve Your Posture for Better Health Missing Strands? : Dealing with Hair Loss Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain What Are Your Health Risks? HIV/AIDS Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

November 2016
Getting It Straight : Improve Your Posture for Better Health Missing Strands? : Dealing with Hair Loss Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain What Are Your Health Risks? HIV/AIDS Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss warning: THIS popular medication could trigger erectile dysfunction
HAIR loss - or alopecia - affects half of men over the age of 30 in the UK, but using certain medications to counteract it could cause erectile dysfunction - which is the inability of a man to get and maintain an erection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCLA scientists identify a new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow
In this study, Christofk and Lowry, ofEli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA, found that hair follicle stem cell metabolism is different from other cells of the skin. Cellular metabolism involves the breakdown of the nutrients needed for cells to divide, make energy and respond to their environment. The process of metabolism uses enzymes that alter these nutrients to produce “metabolites.” As hair follicle stem cells consume the nutrient glucose — a form of sugar — from the bloodstream, they process the glucose to eventually produce a metabolite called py...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 14, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UCLA scientists identify a new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) The research, led by scientists Heather Christofk and William Lowry, may lead to new drugs that could promote hair growth for people with baldness or alopecia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lab Notes: VenatoRx gets $9M, IND files for hair loss treatment & more
A round-up of life sciences news from around the region. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 11, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

August 2017
Getting It Straight : Improve Your Posture for Better Health Missing Strands? : Dealing with Hair Loss Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain What Are Your Health Risks? HIV/AIDS Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplement warning: Overdosing on this mineral can trigger hair loss
SUPPLEMENT sales are on the rise and range of vitamins and minerals available for us to take in tablet or capsule form is fast expanding. Selenium can help reduce risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer, but it's possible to take too much of it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

August 2017
Getting It Straight: Improve Your Posture for Better Health...Missing Strands?: Dealing with Hair Loss...Yoga May Help Treat Back Pain...What Are Your Health Risks?...Featured Web Site: HIV/AIDS Resources (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PRP Popular for Alopecia Despite Lack of Robust Evidence PRP Popular for Alopecia Despite Lack of Robust Evidence
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is the'hot'therapy for alopecia, but data supporting its effectiveness are limited. Researchers are now developing a'new view'of hair loss.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Asda sparks price war on hair loss drug used by Trump
Asda is offering a month's supply of the 1mg tablets, which have been used by US President Donald Trump, for £28 - the equivalent of £1 a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People still judge bald men as LESS handsome & successful
Research by hair transplant clinic DHI London quizzed 100 people on their attitudes towards male pattern baldness - and found that people still make primitive assumptions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Website to Collect Data on Scalp Cooling for Hair Loss New Website to Collect Data on Scalp Cooling for Hair Loss
Supportive cancer care experts have established a website where patients and caregivers can share their experiences with scalp cooling for chemotherapy-induced hair loss.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

FDA Expands Indication for Scalp Cooling Device to Reduce Hair Loss
The FDA has expanded the indication for a scalp cooling device that reduces hair loss during chemotherapy. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - July 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mark L. Fuerst Tags: News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Study provides new insights into male pattern baldness
New research maps hair growth patterns across the entire body, providing new insights into male pattern baldness and excessive hair growth. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Men's Health Source Type: news

FDA Lifts Hold on Concert Pharma's Study Testing Hair Loss Drug FDA Lifts Hold on Concert Pharma's Study Testing Hair Loss Drug
Concert Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lifted a clinical hold on a trial testing its therapy for alopecia areata, a type of hair loss.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

FDA lifts hold on Concert Pharma's study testing hair loss drug
(Reuters) - Concert Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lifted a clinical hold on a trial testing its therapy for alopecia areata, a type of hair loss. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA lifts hold on Concert Pharma's hair loss drug
(Reuters) - Concert Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration lifted the clinical hold on a mid-stage study testing its drug to treat alopecia areata, a type of hair loss. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hair loss in men: THIS shower habit could be why you're going bald
HAIR loss affects many men in the UK, and while it's often down to genetics, your grooming routine may also be to blame. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

JAK Inhibitors Showing Promise for Many Skin Problems (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Conditions ranging from alopecia to vitiligo (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - July 7, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA Widens Access to 'Cooling Cap' to Stop Hair Loss in Cancer Patients
Title: FDA Widens Access to 'Cooling Cap' to Stop Hair Loss in Cancer PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/5/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

FDA Expands Use of Cooling Cap to Cut Chemo - Related Hair Loss
Treatment now approved for patients receiving chemotherapy for solid tumors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Institutional, Source Type: news

FDA expands indication for DigniCap chemotherapy device
The FDA today cleared the expanded use of Dignitana‘s DigniCap Cooling System as a tool to reduce hair loss during chemotherapy. This marks the 1st time the U.S. regulatory agency has cleared a cooling cap for use in cancer patients with solid tumors, according to the FDA. Hair loss is common in patients taking certain types of chemotherapy, especially if they’re being treated for solid tumor cancers. “We are pleased to expand the use of this product for cancer patients with solid tumors to potentially minimize chemotherapy-induced hair loss,” Dr. Binita Ashar, the director of the FDA’s divisi...
Source: Mass Device - July 5, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Oncology Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat dignitana Source Type: news

FDA Widens Access to ‘ Cooling Cap ’ to Stop Hair Loss in Cancer Patients
Treatment now OK'd for patients receiving chemotherapy for solid tumors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

FDA Widens Access to'Cooling Cap' to Stop Hair Loss in Cancer Patients
Treatment now OK'd for patients receiving chemotherapy for solid tumors Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Cancer Chemotherapy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news